The island of Evia, located off the eastern coast of Central Greece, is one of the most popular and unique of all the Greek Islands. Second in size only to the island of Crete, Evia is a wonderful holiday and vacation destination that is ideal for all types of holidays throughout the year.
Eretria is a town in Euboea, Greece, facing the coast of Attica across the narrow South Euboean Gulf. It was an important Greek polis in the 6th/5th century BC, mentioned by many famous writers and actively involved in significant historical events. Excavations of the ancient city began in the 1890s and have been conducted since 1964 by the Greek Archaeological Service (11th Ephorate of Antiquities) and the Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece.
Pefki is the most vibrant resort in Evia. Tourists are particularly attracted to the long beach with sand and pebbles, surrounded by pines, almonds and pistachio trees that stretch along the Aegean coast. Also here is the most popular port from which cruise ships depart to popular places like Skiathos Island or Skopelos.
In the north of Evia, is the famous spa town of Edipsos. A city known for its thermal springs, which attracts visitors from all over Greece and from abroad.
Artemisio is a village and a former municipality in Euboea, Greece. Since the local government reform in 2011, it is part of the municipality of Istiaia-Aidipsos, of which it is a municipal unit. Artemisio is approximately 123 km north of Athens, the country's capital.
Nea Styra is a contemporary resort on the island of Evia. It attracts a lot of visitors for tourism, especially in the summer months. Nea Styra has a port, Agia Marina, which connects the area with Attica. There are several cafes and taverns on the beach, where you can enjoy coffee or food, with incredible views.
Only 80 km away from Athens, the city of the sacred fountain of Arethousa is the main gate to the island of Evia. Thanks to its strategic geographic position, the city has remained a crossroad of cultures and ideas over the centuries, an apple of discord for many foreign conquerors. Today the cosmopolitan city of Chalkida, the administrative and commercial centre of the island built on both sides of Evripos straits, is a popular destination among Athenians for short breaks away from the hustle and bustle of the capital city. Thanks to its impressive ultra modern cable bridge, the access to the city has now become easier and quicker.